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1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Latest Update - Finance is fully approved! Phew!
Land construction was completed 3/10/17 , now waiting council approval - been advised its any day now.

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Looking great Stay! You could be finished before we even get to site! :)

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

The new releases of untitled and at now selling for almost $100k more than our cost price but our land was still only valued at cost price which we placed…

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

I'm going through this at the moment. ANZ valuation came in at $100k lower on a total cost of $700k. CBA came in at $40k lower. …

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2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Received update today the Land construction is now complete. Officially 9-10 months later than originally advised as still waiting on Statement of Compliance and Land Title registration. Its…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

I am so jealous...haha! It looks so big now, especially next to your neighbour's. Looks like your ground floor is higher than your neighbour's ground floor?

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks. Just got word today the stage is very close to practical completion which we expect by the latest end of next week. Going to see it this…

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Finally - today have received positive update on the Land.
Completion expected to be middle of this month (September).
Access to the land for bank valuation and soil testing as soon as…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
6 months you would hope is enough but wasn't enough for us. Our title is now October which is 10 months delay. It takes two months approx from…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!

Hi Rachael13, we have $3k in our contract based on last years pricing gor subfloor to 2.0 . This was at our request to reduce noise between floors. We havent…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, really appreciate the encouragement. We are working with Waterstone Broker with ANZ. The 2nd preapproval was very quick, virtually next day approval after updating our paperwork.
We…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR - Henley Reserve (MainVue) - Aegean38 - Bricking!

last year we were asked to have contract in afternoon with tender on that morning. I refused to sign contracts without seeing final drawings as I still hadn't seen…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Good to hear you have progressed to construction. It seems there are delays everywhere from land titles, to permits to construction. So have realigned my expectations to be…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Our conveyancer has confirmed the delays are very much common and standard process.

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

I contacted developer for update yesterday. Now saying titles late Sep due to issues with under ground water main works in the area. Now I'm hoping we actually…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Hi immu999
yes developer advised the delay of our stage means a delay in your maplewood estate. Our street is not a huge street so it is very surprising it…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

Review location of hot water sytstem tank outside as its bulky. It is relocatable at a cost.

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Land state as at today..seems like taking forever. Fence is still up. Have now managed to work out that our block is the one with the green pile. …

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Great news!! Bring it on Henley ! 😀

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Developer _ Delaying to cancel contract using sunset clause

When does sunset clause kick on? We are currently projecting 8 months delay with a month extension each month. Broker isn't happy and thinks developer is not being honest. We…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Great news!!! Look forward to seeing it all come to life for you :)

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Sahara Q2 - Riverwalk Werribee

You are an inspiration - 18 months waiting - I am delayed by 8 months for Aug now (will be 15 months signing land contract).
Congratulations! I hope to join…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Site cost in Melton South

I'm building in belle gardens estate other side of atherstone. Building with Henley 47 squares double for fixed site costs $20k with 50 years structural guarantee with raft slab. I…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Signed papers with broker today to reapply for preapproval. It was 12 months ago we did last one and for significantly less.
Latest photos of land. Back fence is going…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, problem is more time to think about more changes, its driving me crazy, I need to focus on something else...lol
Fortunately we don't have to worry about time spent…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Argh this would be so darn annoying for you guys!! These sorts of delays just make it so hard to get excited about it all!
We are still being delayed…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

We may put rugs at each landing. We don't mind rugs but carpet and our family don't last long together. We had 3 of our bedrooms back home tiled, and…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Bad news! Land Developer has advised it will now be August title.
Run into trouble with the water mains in the area (4 weeks to resolve). Experiencing delays with…

6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Mainvue Aegean430 - 45sq in Berwick Waters

Non one in our family wants carpet so thus the laminate. Which meant we are stairs are stained Rich Chocolate with stainless steel balustrade at top of stairs, $3k…

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